This EDITABLE, No-Prep assignment is meant to be completed individually and is perfect for an emergency sub plan in any science class. Print it out, and you're ready to go! It asks students to read and analyze four different case studies in animal behavior and how they relate to biological fitness.
1. Crows: Gossip Queens
2. Cowbirds: Mafioso
3. Dodder: Steal Your Lunch Money
4. Macaques: Hustlers
Included in this file is a PDF and a Word document so you can feel free to use "as is" or modify and differentiate to fit your classroom and students' needs. Enjoy!
**This is recommended for students who have background knowledge of natural selection and evolution.**